Nexen
3.3 of 5 50 reviews
www.nexencnoocltd.com Calgary, Canada 1000 to 5000 Employees

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A solid company (review of experience before CNOOC takeover)

Technical Summer Student (Former Employee)
Fort McMurray, AB (Canada)

Pros- Very intelligent and helpful people to work with
- Freedom to pursue projects as you like (depending on your manager of course)
- Fantastic culture
- Great work/life balance

Cons- Very disorganized operation (difficult to get the info you need, backtracking, etc.)
- Unstructured student work term
- Super high turnover (so loss of expertise was common)

Advice to Senior ManagementMore strategic alignment between business areas will make for a smoother operation. Define your objectives clearly and specifically, and be sure that these are communicated through the corporate ladder.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent Company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Nexen as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Great people to deal with, very selective in getting the best people into the organization and that… Cons: I couldn't find any so far! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    So So..

    Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
    Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Nexen full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Great benefits, decent base pay Good career advancement opportunities Great at giving… Cons: Very top-heavy and far too high of G&A for the production levels Unmotivated employee base now (that 5 years ago… Advice to Senior Management: Too top-heavy -- too many VPs for size of company More
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